Pegasus Media

2024 Expert Talks Programme​

Pegasus, the production company behind RTÉ’s History Show, is now taking bookings for our 2024 series of expert talks featuring leading authors, broadcasters and academics.

Climate Change

Climate change is the biggest challenge humanity has ever faced. And we all can play a role in informing people about climate science and climate action.
This series, led by Dr David Robbins, director of Dublin City University’s Centre for Climate and Society, examines basic climate change facts; how Ireland is portrayed in film; and how the media cope with explaining the issues.

Dr. Darren Clarke

Climate Change: What You Need To Know – And Why!
Darren is Assistant Professor at the School of History and Geography at DCU.

Professor Pat Brereton

From The Banshees To The Field: Ireland’s Changing Climate On Film
Pat is Professor, School of Communications, Dublin City University. He teaches a Masters in Climate Change, and is a co-Director of the Climate and Society Research Centre.

Dr David Robbins

Big story, bigger challenge: why the media struggle to cover climate change
David worked as an advisor to the Minister for the Environment, was assistant editor and columnist with the Irish Independent and broadcast a weekly radio column on RTÉ's Drivetime. His talk looks at the difficulties journalists face in covering climate, and examines the levels and characteristics of Irish coverage.

Crime and Fiction

Recognising that crime fiction and true crime are among the most popular genres for contemporary readers and viewers, RTÉ presenter and author Myles Dungan talks about his favourite crime books, and his own novels.
Myles also offers talks on the history of crime, spying and forensic science.
Myles, the author of popular works including The Stealing of the Irish Crown Jewels; The White House and How The Irish Won The West is one of Ireland’s best-known and most respected broadcasters, hosting current affairs, arts and sports programmes on both radio and television for more than two decades. His latest book, The Great Irish History Book, is a bestseller at Christmas.

The history show

Bringing the past to life! Discover how our world was shaped as Myles Dungan and guests explore events ranging from medieval times to the recent past.

Four killings

The book offers a unique perspective on the controversial period, shedding light on the struggle for land ownership, a forgotten aspect of the war of independence. It also explores the personal and moral costs of violence during this era.

The stealing of the irish crown jewels

The story of the audacious theft of the regalia of the Order of St.Patrick in 1907. Worth millions in today's money they were stolen from under the noses of the police in Dublin Castle. The ramifications for those involved were dramatic and tragic.


Chartered physiotherapist & YouTube presenter Colette O’Flynn offers a series of presentations on how to thrive through the main stages of life, including valuable, up-to-date, age-specific information on fitness, flexibility, mobility, back care, eating well, essential vitamins, plus the importance of drinking fluids and getting good sleep…

Healthy Aging Would you like to live longer? And better? Add more good years to your life? Colette explains how we need to focus on "healthspan".

Young & Healthy Vital advice for young people on exercise, eating well, sleep, study-life balance and living away from home.

Wellness How to stay healthy, energised, nourished, fit and happy.

Working From Home Advice on workplace ergonomics, setting up your home or office desk, plus good posture while standing, sitting or working. The wellness talks are best offered via Zoom, reaching the greatest number of people. In-person talks are also available.

Expert speakers including Colette O'Flynn

Colette O’Flynn, B. Physio, M.I.S.C.P.,  Lic. Ac., Founder, PhysioNow, is a chartered physiotherapist, a licensed acupuncturist and a pilates instructor.

A popular YouTuber, her work also features regularly on television and in newspapers and magazines.

Colette works with prestigious companies, including ESB, Irish Life, SureSkills & Cooney Carey, and has a long list of celebrity clients, from TV presenters to novelists, Olympians to Oscar winners.